Enacting Research Methods in Information Systems: Volume 2

Editors: Willcocks, Leslie P., Sauer, Chris, Lacity, Mary C (Eds.)

  • Presents the most interesting and compelling articles pertaining to the enactment of research methods used to study information systems from the 30-year publication history of the Journal of Information Technology (JIT)
  • Discusses areas often marginalized in mainstream IS research such as research informed by methods and perspectives from Critical theory and Grounded theory
  • Includes Historical Approaches as well as path-breaking innovative perspectives
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This edited three volume edition brings together significant papers previously published in the Journal of information Technology (JIT) over its 30 year publication history. The three volumes of Enacting Research Methods in Information Systems celebrate the methodological pluralism used to advance our understanding of information technology's role in the world today. In addition to quantitative methods from the positivist tradition, JIT also values methodological articles from critical research perspectives, interpretive traditions, historical perspectives, grounded theory, and action research and design science approaches.

Volume 1 covers Critical Research, Grounded Theory, and Historical Approaches. Volume 2 deals with Interpretive Approaches and also explores Action Research. Volume 3 focuses on Design Science Approaches and discusses Alternative Approaches including Semiotics Research, Complexity Theory and Gender in IS Research.

The Journal of Information Technology (JIT) was started in 1986 by Professors Frank Land and Igor Aleksander with the aim of bringing technology and management together and bridging the ‘great divide’ between the two disciplines. The Journal was created with the vision of making the impact of complex interactions and developments in technology more accessible to a wider audience. Retaining this initial focus, the JIT has gone on to extend into new and innovative areas of research such as the launch of JITTC in 2010. A high impact journal, JIT shall continue to publish leading trends based on significant research in the field. 

About the authors

Leslie P. Willcocks is Professor of Technology, Work, and Globalization at the Department of Management at London School of Economics, UK.

Chris Sauer is a senior tutor at Green Templeton College, University of Oxford, UK and an associate fellow of the Said Business School, UK.

Mary C. Lacity is Curators' Professor of Information Systems and an International Business Fellow at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, US.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Willcocks, Leslie P. (et al.)

    Pages 1-8

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  • Towards a Hermeneutic Method for Interpretive Research in Information Systems

    Butler, Tom

    Pages 11-39

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  • Application of Hermeneutics to Studying an Experience Mining Process

    Linden, Tanya (et al.)

    Pages 40-83

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  • Exploring the Role of Informants in Interpretive Case Study Research in IS

    Bygstad, Bendik (et al.)

    Pages 84-115

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  • An Exploration of Information Systems Adoption: Tools and Skills as Cultural Artefacts — the Case of a Management Information System

    Bunker, Deborah (et al.)

    Pages 116-133

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Enacting Research Methods in Information Systems: Volume 2
Editors
  • Leslie P. Willcocks
  • Chris Sauer
  • Mary C Lacity
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
Assocation for Information Technology Trust
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-29269-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-29269-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-29268-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 234
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